Former NYPD Blue star Rick Schroder is teaming up with Kiefer Sutherland for the sixth season of hit TV series 24. Schroder signed on for a regular role in the series, which kicks off with a two-night premiere in the US on 14 and 15 January (07). He will play Counter Terrorism Unit operative MIKE DOYLE, who joins with Sutherland's character Jack Bauer to pull off key field operations. The series has recruited several high-profile cast members recently including Chad Lowe, Regina King, Powers Boothe, Peter MacNicol, James Cromwell, Kal Penn and David Hunt.